Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course

Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

Course Information

Cost Per Person:
£999.00 (£1198.80 inc VAT)

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Course Length:
3 days

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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.

Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?

Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.

If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.

Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training

The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.

  • To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
  • To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
  • To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
  • To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
  • To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
  • To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements

Noise at Work Training Course Overview

The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.

Module 1 Distance Learning Pack

Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.

You can download Module 1 for free here.

Module 2 Three Day Seminar

The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.

Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report

This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.

What will you achieve?

Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.

"I found the course very useful and interesting. Simon, Steve and Michael are very professional. The 3 days of the course flies and you have the opportunity to meet very interesting people. Thank you to Simon, Steve and Michel for three amazing days."
Cristina Vega, Everest - 13th Jul 2021

"The course was fantastic! Throughout the course, all of my queries and points on my site’s existing noise assessment were addressed by detailed explanations and calculations. Steve’s delivery was excellent, engaging and his understanding of any issues we experienced was excellent."
Steve McCall, Nestle - 14th Sep 2021

"Very informative course and relevant to my job role at JM. I would recommend others to attend. Steve is very knowledgeable and keeps everyone interested."
Mark Threlfall, Johnson Matthey - 14th Sep 2021

"Great course, Stephen and Simon were great. Couldn’t recommend this course enough!"
Jonathan Crozier, Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) - 13th Jul 2021

"As always, I have thoroughly enjoyed the control of Noise at Work course, with Castle. I feel very confident I have the knowledge to carry out Noise assessments at my workplace, and the continued support I will receive from Castle is reassuring. Great course content, super experiences, friendly tutor (Steve)."
Beverley Ras, Polypipe - 14th Sep 2021

"A very well put together course, making the course enjoyable and very easy to follow. I now feel very confident on completion of the course. All staff involved were a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. All positive feedback, excellent instructor."
Jamie Graham, Comall - 13th Jul 2021

"Stephen, very practical throughout and from a realistic perspective and would recommend it to others."
Andrew Wilson, Willmott Dixon - 14th Sep 2021

"Very informative course and instructor. Good touch with the meal."
Lee Garrick, Aliaxis - 14th Sep 2021

"Simon and Steve were very accommodating and best course I’ve been on. Knowledgeable."
Derek Fontaine, Urbaser - 13th Jul 2021

"Great course once again, Stephen is an excellent tutor. Highly recommend. Really enjoyable course. Great that Simon spends time with the delegates. Thank you!"
Christina Quirke, Wakefield Council - 13th Jul 2021

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